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Vernon Hamilton Burress

Vernon Hamilton Burress

Male 1929 - 1997  (68 years)

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  • Name Vernon Hamilton Burress 
    Born 02 Jul 1929  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Vernon Burress Birth Announcement
    Vernon Burress Birth Announcement
    Bluefield Daily Telegraph
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Gladeville/Norton, Wise, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education 24 Sep 1939  Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 27 March 1944  Daytona Beach, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1946-1957  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1950-1986 
    Photos 1929-1997  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1997  Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vernon Hamilton Burress Grave
    Vernon Hamilton Burress Grave
    Veterans Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA
    Plot: Section 432 Site 37
    Died 13 Dec 1997  Crystal River, Citrus Co., Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Person ID P1  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2015 

    Father Emery Hamilton Burress,   b. 27 Jan 1907, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1961, Lansing, Clinton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Hazel Leona Palmer,   b. 11 May 1911, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1932, Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 03 Aug 1927  Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ruth West,   b. 8 November 1930, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 January 1994, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1947  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vernon H. Burress & Mary Ruth West Marriage Certificate
    Vernon H. Burress & Mary Ruth West Marriage Certificate
    Lists Ernest as father, Ernest wasn't his father, Ernest was his uncle. He lived with Ernest for awhile at the time probably thought more of him then he did his father.
    Divorced 25 Nov 1957  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mary & Vernon Burress Divorce
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    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Gwendolyn K Chandler,   b. 1930 
    Married 15 Jul 1961  Clark County, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Divorced 1964  Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Michelle Anne Burress,   b. 17 May 1969
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Jul 1929 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 months old, living with mother Hazel and sister Wanda in a boarding house run by a widow woman, Blanche Pruitt, who had 3 children. Emery is not listed, but Hazel is listed as being married. (95 5th St. Norton, VA) - 1930 - Gladeville/Norton, Wise, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Was living with Roberts at the time. Got a Certificate of Promotion from Berwind Union Church - 24 Sep 1939 - Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living with Press Robers and his wife. He is going by the name Vernon Roberts - 1940 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Navy Discharge / Vernon was both in the Navy and the Marines. He was on his own at a young age and when he was 15 enlisted in the Navy. When the Navy found out he was only 15, the honorably discharged him. When he turned 18, he then joined the Marines. - 27 March 1944 - Daytona Beach, FL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1947 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Marines Enlistment / Muster - 1946-1957 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 25 Nov 1957 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1961 - Clark County, Nevada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 1964 - Arizona, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Photo's of Vernon H. Burress - 1929-1997 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1997 - Crystal River, Citrus Co., Florida Link to Google Earth
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    Vernon Hamilton Burress in New Mexico

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Birth Certificate.
      Name Vernon Hamilton Burress Born 2 July 1929 Bluefield, West Virginia County Mercer Father Emory Burress Age at time of Birth 23 Birth Place West Virginia Mother Hazel L. Palmer Age at time of Birth 18 Birth Place Virginia Birth Register 8 Page 7

    2. [S20] U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1958.
      Service No. 628039

    3. [S16] Florida Death Index.
      Name Vernon H Burress Race White Age at Death 68 Birth Date 2 Jul 1929 Death Date 13 Dec 1997
      Death Place Citrus, Florida, United States

    4. [S18] Social Security Death Index.

    5. [S22] Death Certificate.
      Name of Deceased Vernon Hamilton Burress Race White Sex Male Age 68 Date of Death December 13, 1997 Place of Death Residence, Crystal River, Citrus County, FL Cause of Death Cancer Father Emory Burress Mother Hazel Palmer Date of Birth July 2, 1929 Birth Place Bluefield, West Virginia Occupation Electrician Marital Status Married Surviving Spouse Shirley Ann Kornatowski Name of Informant Shirley Ann Kornatowski Burial Veterans Cem. Bushnell, FL Undertaker Brown Funeral Home

    6. [S19] Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005, L12.
      Name Vernon Hamilton Burress Spouse Gwe Lyn K Chandler Marriage Date 15 Jul 1961
      Recorded county Clark Page L12